Gov't Asks Judge To Review 9th Circ. Reading In FCA Case

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 1:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government asked a California federal judge on Wednesday to reconsider a portion of his order tossing a whistleblower’s $1 billion False Claims Act suit against Raytheon regarding a subcontract for satellite sensors, saying it was partly based on an incorrect reading of a Ninth Circuit decision. 

While the government has declined to intervene in the suit lodged by former Raytheon engineer Steven Mateski, which alleges the defense contractor ignored contract requirements and hid defects in the satellite technology, the government stepped in to take...
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